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Ian Wright
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Gary Parker
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Mark
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Chasely (as Hanna Mangan-Lawrence)
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James
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Kay Wright
Holly Baldwin ...
Tanya Lee
Anthony Phelan ...
Tanya Lee's Dad
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Young James
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Kay and Ian's Baby
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James Tresswick and Mark Vincent are victims of a brutal bully Gary Parker who has maltreated both boys, marking their bodies and spoiling their young lives. In their last year of high school, James and Mark find a way to stop being victims. They're going to kill Gary; Wandering alone around an isolated forest - the suspected site of the disappearance of a local girl - 17 year old Mark strays upon an adult male filling in a trench. It's suspicious and tantalizing. Mark returns with his friend James and Chasley Keys and they bring shovels to exhume what will probably be rotting garbage or someone's dead pet - or so they tell themselves. They find the ghostly white body of a woman. She's a tourist - a Canadian backpacker. The "trench" is a grave. The "adult male" is her killer. And they've got him by the balls. Responding to Mark's intimations James floats an idea to seek out "the sicko". It'll be a bit of fun. He's confident the guy lives in their suburb; Mark saw his car parked on a ... Written by Armstrong & Krause

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This film is considered an Ozploitation picture, an Australian exploitation movie. See more »

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Sweetheart
performed by Menace
Written by Ronald Peno & Brett Myers
Published by Sony/ATV Music Publishing Australia
Polygram - Universal Music Publishing Pty Ltd,
Administered by Universal Music Publishing Pty Ltd
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just boring,.. and not at all a horror film
27 May 2009 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

I was completely bored with this film, melodramatic for no apparent reason. Every thing just becomes so serious and people are swearing with really dumb expressions. Then there is a serial Killer who apparently can Kill one person to get the title of serial Killer. Well the serial Killer likes butterflies and is illustrated by sound effects you might hear in the dream sequence of most modern films;

why oh why? I nave no idea. It really really wants to be scary, but I think in this universe scary equals talk a whole bunch and add dark ambient noises.Just for the record, this is in no way is a horror film, its most definitely a thriller (barely). Really movie makers nowadays need to do their homework before making "horror" films or at least calling a movie a "horror" film. it makes me say (in too may words ironically) "acolytes, you take forever to say nothing."


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